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Title: Financialisation, ownership and employee interests under private equity at the AA, part two
Authors: Clark, Ian
First Published: 2-May-2016
Presented at: British Universities Industrial Relations Association 65th conference, DeMontfort University, Leicester
Start Date: 24-Jun-2015
End Date: 26-Jun-2015
Citation: Industrial Relations Journal 2016 47:3, 238–252
Abstract: This article examines a theoretically informed case study of the effects of financialisation at the workplace. It focuses in particular on trade union de-recognition and trade union recognition in the furtherance of ownership interests. The paper reports on the continued diffusion of investor-owner interests under the private equity business model which has recently witnessed the AA re-listed on the stock market. It addresses two research questions. One, how are investor-owner interests secured by trade union de-recognition and re-recognition? Two, how and why, as a de-recognised trade union, does the GMB continue to campaign for and represent GMB members in the AA when the IDU (the independent democratic union) has sole recognition at the firm?
DOI Link: 10.1111/irj.12137
ISSN: 0019-8692
eISSN: 1468-2338
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Conference Paper
Rights: © 2016 The Author. Industrial Relations Journal Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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